Women in Leadership

By Dr Pierre Casse, IEDC Professor and Elnura Irmatova, IEDC Research Assistan Purpose "I believe in collective intelligence." Ilham Kadri CEO of the Solvay Multinational Corporation The main purpose of this paper is not to examine the need to have more women in leadership positions (Public and private sectors) because the answer is obvious. Well… is it so obvious?

Covid case count continues to rise steadily

Ljubljana – A total of 3,981 positive coronavirus tests were logged in Slovenia on Monday, a new record since March but only marginally more than last Monday. 89 Covid patients were treated at regular hospital wards on Monday and 21 were in intensive care, which is eight and 12 more respectively than a week ago. One Covid patient died.

Daily coronavirus count persists at over 2,000

Ljubljana – Slovenia logged 2,402 new coronavirus cases for Wednesday, around 130 fewer than on Tuesday but around 350 more than on Wednesday last week, shows latest Health Ministry data. Three persons died, while there were no major changes in the number of Covid patients in hospitals. The number of active cases is estimated at 23,421, up by 851 on the day before.

Coronavirus uptick persisting

Ljubljana – Slovenia logged 2,528 daily coronavirus cases on Tuesday, 708 more than a week ago but down significantly on Monday’s six-month record of 4,530. Four patients with Covid-19 died. Hospital care due to Covid-19 was needed for 73 people, including six at intensive units, respectively down by five and one on the day before, data released by the Health Ministry shows.

Slovenia’s jobless total falls below 54,000

Ljubljana – Slovenia’s registered jobless total fell to 53,935 in August, close to the record low figure recorded in June this year. The figure was down by 0.7% from July and 22.2% lower than in August 2021, according to the Employment Service. The number of people freshly registered for being out of a job was down by just over a fifth compared to July but up by 3% year-on-year.

Domestic electricity covers only 75% of country’s needs

Ljubljana – Electricity generated in Slovenia met 74.4% of the country’s needs in the first half of the year, down 12 percentage points from the same period in last year for what had been the lowest consumption-generation rate in the last 10 years, the latest data from the Infrastructure Ministry show.

Covid case count keeps falling

Ljubljana – Slovenia reported 1,260 new cases of coronavirus for Thursday, a decline of 5% from the figure the same day a week ago. Two patients with Covid-19 died, Health Ministry data shows. A total of 79 patients were hospitalised for Covid-19 as their main condition, including eight in intensive care. The figures are down from 90 and ten, respectively, reported a week ago.

Wheat purchase call fails as sole bid declared invalid

Ljubljana – Plans to create a large stockpile of wheat to help Slovenia weather the global food supply crisis have floundered after the only bid submitted in the National Commodities Reserves Agency’s open call was declared invalid because it did not include a financial guarantee. The bid has been rejected and the formal procedure has been completed, the agency said on Wednesday.

Second and third Covid waves with less impact on cancer diagnoses

Ljubljana – After a drop of 30% in the number of newly diagnosed cancers in the first wave of the Covid epidemic in the spring of 2020, the second and third waves had a smaller impact on these trends, the Ljubljana Institute of Oncology told the STA, noting that the shortfall in the diagnoses had not been made up by the end of last year.